Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Scorpion Envenomation in Hospitalized Children in Adiyaman, Turkey

Capan Konca 1 , * , Mehmet Tekin 1 , Yeliz Genc 1 and Mehmet Turgut 1
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1 Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Adiyaman University, Adiyaman, Turkey
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: February 28, 2015, 25 (1)
  • Published Online: January 12, 2015
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: January 6, 2014
  • Accepted: December 13, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.199

To Cite: Konca C, Tekin M, Genc Y, Turgut M. Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Scorpion Envenomation in Hospitalized Children in Adiyaman, Turkey, Iran J Pediatr. 2015 ; 25(1):-. doi: 10.5812/ijp.199.

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